Charles Schwab Managing Director Solution Architecture in Lone Tree, Colorado


Lone Tree - CO, DENR3, 9800 Schwab Way, 80124

Jeanie Bannon


We believe that , when done right, investing liberates people to create their own destiny. We are driven by our purpose to champion every client’s goals with passion and integrity. We respect and appreciate the diversity of our employees, our clients, and the communities we serve. We challenge conventions strategically to create value for our clients, our firm and the world. We live and bring to life the concept of ‘own your tomorrow’ every day. We champion our employee strengths, guide their development, and invest in their long-term success. We hire optimistic, results-oriented, curious, innovative, and adaptable people with the desire to help our clients and one another succeed.

As a company, we were established by Chuck at over 40 years ago to champion Main Street over Wall Street, and to help Americans transform themselves from earners to owners. Through advocacy and innovation, we work to make investing more affordable, accessible and understandable for all. As we enter our fifth decade, we are looking for talented, innovative and driven people who believe they can help themselves, and our clients, create a better future.

Our Opportunity:

Ranked as one of FORTUNE's Top 50 "World's Most Admired Companies®" 2016, Charles Schwab is recognized as a finance technology innovator and a leader in the mobile finance space. Schwab's mobile products offer Schwab's exceptional customer service, brokerage, and bank products to both retail and institutional investors.

We are looking for a Managing Director to lead Application Architecture for the Portfolio (Wealth Management Technology) solutions in Schwab’s Technology Services Organization. The Managing Director is a key member of leading the technical strategy of this program. This unique role will support key differentiating technology within the Schwab Intelligent Advisor, Schwab Intelligent Portfolio, and Core Portfolio Management platforms including advising and robo-advising algorithms in a highly dynamic fast paced agile environment. If you consider yourself a change agent, challenge the status quo, and are passionate leading architects in meeting our technology strategy needs to empower the business in this exciting space then this is the role for you.

What you’ll do:

As part of the firm’s Application Architecture team, a centralized group of architects who define technical strategy for the firm, you’ll manage a group of architects who oversee Schwab’s Portfolio management, enterprise logging, global data and salesforce solutions. You will negotiate resource assignment and objectives with a broad set of technical and business partners. You will be responsible for technical oversight of the team, mentoring emerging talent, aligning the team with Schwab’s Tech Strategy, Enterprise Architecture and other strategy initiatives. You will partner with managers across Schwab’s technology organization to influence and guide the firm. You will help drive Technical Strategy for the firm by evaluating products, choosing vendors, and designing technical solutions with the architects.

  • Manage and drive Schwab’s Solution Architecture teams supporting the Portfolio management, enterprise logging architecture, global data and salesforce solutions

  • Develop presentations for senior management and stakeholders used to influence the strategic direction of the architecture

  • Collaborate with the management team to align the team with Schwab’s Technology Strategy

  • Coach, mentor, and provide direct timely feedback with senior technical architects

  • Continue to seek out new ways to enhance application architecture programs and its value to the business

  • Direct and participate in planning activities related to the program

  • Create new strategies to address changing business needs

  • Partner with leaders across STS and align program to support strategic direction

What you have:

  • 5+ years technology management experience

  • Able to mentor and guide highly specialized technologists.

  • Leadership qualities which engineers recognize and respect

  • Ability to build strong relationships

  • Experience in planning, implementation and support of business application development

  • Demonstrated ability to inspire and influence teams and partners in delivery technology strategy to enable solutions to meet the needs of the business

  • Good judgment and the ability to handle stressful situations

  • Strong communications skills; ability to work with engineers and executives.

  • Broad knowledge of enterprise technology landscape (Java, JavaScript, HTTP, Relational and NoSQL, Analytics, Web APIs, Desktop Clients) from Web to Mobile - front end to backend.

  • Deep knowledge in or more technical areas of relevance: Web, Mobile, Data, Apis.

  • Are delivery oriented, but capable of pausing to recognize cross organizational benefits.

  • Able to live with ambiguity of direction while engaging with relevant business and technology partners to identify the correct course of action

  • Preferably experience in the financial services industry.

What you’ll get:

  • Comprehensive Compensation and Benefits package

  • Financial Health: 401k Match, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Employee Discounts, Personalized advice, Brokerage discounts

  • Work/Life Balance: Sabbatical, Paid Parental Leave, New Mothers returning to work Program, Tuition Reimbursement Programs, Time off to volunteer, Employee Matching Gifts Program

  • Everyday Wellness: Health and Lifestyle Wellness Rewards, Onsite Fitness Classes, Healthy Food Choices, Wellness Champions

  • Inclusion: Employee Resource Groups, Commitment to diversity, Strategic partnerships

  • Not just a job, but a career, with an opportunity to do the best work of your life

Learn more about Life@Schwab at" .

Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversifying its workforce. It is Schwab's policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, legally protected medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, military status, citizenship status or any other status that is protected by law.

Job Specifications

Relocation Offered?: No

Work Schedule: Days

Languages: English - spoken

Current Licenses / Certifications: None

Relevant Work Experience: IT-Distributed and Web Development-6+ yrs, IT-Management/Technical Project Mgmt-6+ yrs

Position Located In: TX - Austin, CO - Lone Tree, TX - Westlake

Education: BA/BS

Job Type: Full Time

Category:Information Technology

Activation Date: Thursday, July 6, 2017

Expiration Date: Tuesday, November 7, 2017

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